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TV Tonight: "The Nine" Returns

TV Tonight: "The Nine" Returns


One of the shows I most looked forward to last fall was "The Nine," ABC's serial drama about what happened to nine people who were held hostage during a bank robbery. The show premiered to positive reviews, and I was absolutely sucked in by the tension-filled pilot. But viewers didn't stick around to watch the mystery unravel — even I found myself letting unwatched episodes pile up on my TiVo — and the show was pulled in November after just seven episodes.

Tonight, fans of the show will finally start getting some measure of resolution when "The Nine" returns to its old 10 p.m. Wednesday time slot. Six more episodes are scheduled to air, though I'm not sure if we'll ever get to find out what really happened inside that bank. Most of the cast members have moved on to other projects — Tim Daly to "Private Practice," Chi McBride to "Pushing Daisies," Dana Davis to "Heroes" — so there's really no chance of the show being resurrected. But at least it's getting to finish out its run on TV, even if it's just a summer burnoff. To watch a preview of what the show was all about, read more

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